Application Engineer

Dürr Systems, Inc., Southfield, United States

Your Tasks

Responsible for the design and estimation of process equipment including PT ED, Booths, Ovens, Work Decks & enclosures working from customer specifications, including developing equipment layouts and process equipment schematics, and developing technical documentation for inclusion in sales proposals.  Responsibilities require good communication skills for liaison with customers, suppliers and subcontractors along with Durr interdepartmental communication.    

  • Analyze customer technical specifications
  • Coordinate in-house estimating activities including relevant drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate major subcontractors including conveyors, paint application, and paint mix
  • Coordinate intercompany activities with offices in Germany and Mexico
  • Develop layouts with layout engineer
  • Develop Visio schematics for paint process equipment
  • Developed Purchased Equipment lists
  • Investigate alternate sources for equipment and subcontractors
  • Develop detailed estimate spreadsheets for projects, management cost analysis and customer bid forms
  • Develop technical specifications and clarifications for bids
  • Develop project and job schedules
  • Coordinate job handover
  • Support job implementation by attending planning meetings, design reviews, etc.
  • Conduct technical presentations and provide clarification to customers and other departments
  • Travel approximately 15%

Nonessential Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Your Skills                    

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Two or more years of paint shop experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process equipment design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficient with Visio
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Ability to understand and maintain project schedules
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with engineering and estimating departments, contractors, suppliers, and customers
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary

Physical Demands

While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, height, weight, or any other protected status.  We maintain a drug-free work place and perform pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.


Durr Systems, Inc.
48033 Southfield, United States
Durr Systems, Inc.
26801 Northwestern Highway
48033 Southfield
United States